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Zamfara Students Abduction: My govt won't succumb to bandits' blackmail - Buhari

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his government will not succumb to blackmail by bandits following the latest abduction of students in Northern Nigeria. PREMIUM TIMES rep... Read More


#EndSARS: Osun judicial panel gives update on petitions

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on police brutality, human rights violations and related offences has given an update concerning the 23 cases before it. The chairman of the pan... Read More


Driver who knocked police officer into canal remanded

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The driver who knocked a police officer into a canal in Lagos State has been charged with attempted murder and remanded in prison. Sunday Okodo, 38, was arraigned before a mobile ... Read More


JUST IN: Kano shuts 10 boarding schools over students abduction

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The Kano State Government has closed 10 boarding schools following the incessant abduction of students from boarding schools in northern states. The Kano commissioner for educatio... Read More


Zamfara Abductions: Jangedi residents attack govt officials, journalists

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Residents of Jangebe where 317 schoolgirls were abducted on Friday in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State have turned their fury on government officials and journa... Read More


Following PREMIUM TIMES' report, Lagos govt begins move to free woman in jail for six years without trial

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The Lagos State government has finally kick-started a process that would see Titilayo Benson, a 38-year-old woman, regain her freedom after a convoluted legal process that had span... Read More


Cuban Blockade: the Fidel Castro Children Are Here, By Owei Lakemfa

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Clara Margarita Pulido Escandell is a 61-year old Cuban who breathes Africa. When I first met her and she discovered I had a trade union background, she enquired about the African ... Read More


Nigerians to pay N144,000 for solar panels govt plans for 5m homes

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The federal government says Nigerians will have the option to pay to own millions of solar panels it plans for 5 million homes as part of its Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP). T... Read More


317 schoolgirls abducted in Jangebe attack - Official

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- At least 317 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits in the Friday morning raid on Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State, the police have said. Residents said t... Read More


Over 600,000 electricity meters deployed under MAP since 2019 - NERC

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC says a total of 611,231 meters were deployed across the country as of January 31 under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) initiativ... Read More